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What if instead of students choosing a college major, they chose a mission?

The existing school system was designed to provide diplomas so people can get jobs; it's safe to say that this model is no longer relevant. School isn't working for most people, for example, most people don't end up doing what they went to school … [Read more]

Reputationville: A World Where The Work Finds You

Imagine living in a world where, just like an Uber driver is waiting for you when you need it, the work finds you. To a certain degree, we're already living in a world where reputation matters. But let's take it a step further and consider other … [Read more]

What every organization can learn from the CIA’s Red Cell to avoid stagnation

How can your organization avoid stagnation and future proof itself? In his book, Red Team: How to Succeed by Thinking Like the Enemy, Micah Zenko tells the story of the CIA's Red Cell group, devoted to “alternative analysis,” which includes … [Read more]

What is an ideal living utopia, and why aren’t we living in one?

People live off low paying jobs, they don't have enough money and are unhappy; and there are no signs that it will stop anytime soon. Is this the living utopia we want? On this week's episode of The Big Bang podcast we dissect our current way of … [Read more]

Arnold Beekes On Being A Generalist

On this week's episode we chat with my friend, and fellow Generalist, Arnold Beekes about being a Generalist and how to thrive in a society full of specialists. We need to cultivate more curiosity in people! I came to use the word "Generalist" … [Read more]

Think your business has what it takes to innovate? Ask yourself this question

You have an idea, potentially a great one, you tell your boss and colleagues about it and they all think it's crazy. So, no go. Not even a chance to explore the subtleties; just no. Sound familiar? Yes, it's the same old story in any type of … [Read more]

You can’t mandate innovation

Pretty much every "state of corporate innovation" report confirms what we already know about corporate innovation: Innovation matters more than ever and organizations view it as a priority. Most organizations have plenty of ideas, but struggle … [Read more]